Comcast thinks it ok to install public wifi in your house

Octavio Alvarez alvarezp at
Thu Dec 11 23:53:28 UTC 2014

On 10/12/14 18:41, Charles Mills wrote:
> In the US at least you have to authenticate with your Comcast credentials
> and not like a traditional open wifi where you can just make up an email
> and accept the terms of service.  I also understand that it is a different
> IP than the subscriber.  Based on this the subscriber should be protected
> from anyone doing anything illegal and causing the SWAT team to pay a
> visit.  I haven't upgraded my gear though.
> Now..they are doing this on your electric bill and taking up space (albeit
> a small amount of it) in your home.

Even if that weren't the problem, using third-party premises to host
services without authorization is illegal (or should be).

Also, using installed devices for purposes other than the receiving the

Best regards.

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